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Understanding the experiences of LGBTQIA+ students 2022015W is a Course

Understanding the experiences of LGBTQIA+ students 2022015W

May 4 - Dec 30, 2022

$200 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Wednesday 4 May 2022, 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm

Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event


This learning event is right for you if you would like to raise your awareness of what it means to be LGBTQIA+ and develop an inclusive classroom.


According the the Victorian Government’s Guide to making your school safe and inclusive for LGBTI students, ‘National and international research shows that positive and inclusive school environments lead to improved academic results, increased confidence and better attendance at school.’

Elephant Ed is a leader in the delivery of sexuality education to students, parents and school staff. Join this one hour webinar to increase your awareness of the experiences of LGBTQIA+ students and develop strategies to make your classroom more inclusive.

‘The workshop was super interesting and they really got the participants involved. The way they presented and explained the topics was informative and really engaging.’ Previous participant


This learning event supports creating best practice towards meeting the following VRQA standard(s):

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment                                                                          
  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety                                                                                 
  • The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Student welfare                    
  • The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Teaching and learning


Key takeaways               

  • knowledge of key terminology around LGBTQIA+
  • overview of the intersection between biological sex, gender identity and attraction
  • statistics relating to LGBTQIA+ students and their experiences at school
  • strategies to create inclusive classroom settings, particularly around sexuality education


Presenter information

Elephant Ed

Since 2015, Elephant Ed has been transforming the way sex education is taught across Australia. Elephant Ed is comprised of young, relatable and highly trained facilitators to deliver engaging sex education workshops to schools, universities and community groups. The workshops are designed by young people for young people. The evidence-based, age-appropriate workshops are tried and tested across all relevant age groups and are mapped to State and National curriculum guidelines. Already Elephant Ed has empowered tens of thousands of young people to make informed, positive and safe decisions about sexuality, relationships and growing up.